NILES - Josephine M. Guarino, 97, died at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Briarfield at The Ridge Nursing Home in Mineral Ridge.
She was born Dec. 8, 1915, in Niles, the daughter of Carmen and Rachel Donnarummo Villio.
Josephine was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles, a homemaker, and enjoyed crocheting and cooking.
Her husband, John S. Guarino, whom she married April 25, 1936, died Feb. 3, 2004.
She will be deeply missed by a son, Maurice (Jerrie) Guarino of Niles; two sisters, Nikki Sussman of Niles and Jenny Rickard of Ontario, Calif.; a granddaughter, Vickie (Jack) Myers; six great-grandchildren, Dan Myers, Sonya Myers, Stacia (Aidan) Mueller, Aaron Myers, Jack Myers Jr. and Kagan Myers; three great-great-grandchildren, Ayla Myers, Payton Barhoover and Aden Testa; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Carmen Vivolo, Anthony Villio and Sam Villio, and three sisters, Theresa Costello, Louise Andersack and Mary Villio.
Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. today at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles with the Rev. John-Michael Lavelle officiating.
Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.
Family and friends can view this obituary, sign the guest book, and send e-mail condolences at www.josephrossifuneralhome.com